A total of 138 suspected drug offenders were arrested in the latest island-wide anti-drug operation carried out by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) from the morning of 7 May to the morning of 18 May 2018. About 1,207g of cannabis, 267g of heroin, 190g of ‘Ice’, 115g of synthetic cannabis, 3g of ketamine, 350 Erimin-5 tablets, 227 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 36 ‘Yaba’ tablets and four bottles of liquid suspected to contain GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyrate) were seized in this operation.
2 This latest island-wide operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force, and some of the areas covered included Ang Mo Kio, Boon Lay, Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Jurong, Serangoon, Tampines, Woodlands and Yishun.
Poly-drug trafficker arrested in Yishun
3 In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, in the morning of 15 May, CNB officers arrested a 24-year-old Singaporean male suspected drug trafficker within his residence in the vicinity of Yishun Avenue 6. From within the unit, CNB officers recovered a total of about 1,045g of cannabis, 57g of ‘Ice’, 32g of heroin, 350 Erimin-5 tablets and 92 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets. Two digital weighing scales and numerous empty plastic packets were also recovered. The estimated street worth of the assortment of drugs seized was more than S$20,000. 1,045 of cannabis is enough to feed the addiction of about 149 abusers for a week.
4 Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
18 MAY 2018
Photo-1 (CNB): Cannabis, ‘Ice’ and heroin seized from within a residential unit in Yishun Avenue 6 on 15 May 2018.